This year’s Cannes Classics features a 50th anniversary screening of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” using a new 70mm print struck from the original camera negativeRead More 2001: A Space Odyssey To Get 50th Anniversary Screening
Asghar Farhadi will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival on May 8, 2018 with “Todos Lo Saben” (“Everybody Knows”), starring Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Ricardo Darín.Read More Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish-language “Everybody Knows” to open the 71st Festival de Cannes
Last year’s Berlinale launched many of the year’s best films, including this year’s Foreign Language Oscar-winner “A Fantastic Woman.” In my humble opinion, Berlinale 67 was far superior to Cannes 70. This time around, let’s see if Thierry Frémaux can outdo Dieter Kosslick.Read More It’s A Wrap: Berlinale 68
Why The New York Times felt the need to take this moment to reflect on the best cinema of our still-young century is anyone’s guess. My suspicion is that they are just starved for content during the summer months, traditionally the worst time for serious-minded moviegoers, although there are some promising films on the horizon, including […]Read More The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century…So Far…
It’s taken five years for Michael Haneke to return to Cannes, and the festival has been abuzz with speculation that he might be headed for a record-setting Palme #3.Read More Funnier Games
In Yorgos’ Lanthimos’ second English-language feature, “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” a successful cardiologist and his picture postcard family are up against the furies.Read More Euripides? Eumenides!
It’s always difficult living in the shadow of a famous parent, but what if that parent isn’t exactly the genius you always thought he was? That question hugs the core of Noah Baumbach’s star-studded “Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”.Read More All Happy Families Are Alike